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DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.


Engineering plastics
Silicone rubber for medical applications

Silicone rubber for medical applications

At COMPAMED, the international tradeshow for the medical supplier industry, Munich-based chemical group WACKER will be showcasing its new ELASTOSIL LR 5040 line of liquid silicone rubber grades.


Plastics
Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth


Packagings
The Fakuma 2017 was a great success for ENGEL

The Fakuma 2017 was a great success for ENGEL

The Fakuma 2017 was a great success for ENGEL. The good investment climate continues, many orders for injection moulding machines, robots and integrated system solutions were closed at the fair, with others being announced.


Injections
Ascend to increase production capacity of polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Ascend to increase production capacity of polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.


Plastics
Gebo Cermex and KUKA supply agreement

Gebo Cermex and KUKA supply agreement

Gebo Cermex, part of the Sidel Group and world leader in packaging line engineering and material handling solutions, has recently signed a supply agreement with KUKA AG.


Packagings
Jubilee-Fakuma was a success for BOY

Jubilee-Fakuma was a success for BOY

A few days ago, the 25th plastic trade fair in Friedrichshafen came to an end. Not only the organizer, but also BOY - the long-standing exhibitor of the first hour - can look back on a very successful exhibition.


Injections

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